Kuala Lumpur, the national capital of Malaysia, is among the fastest growing metropolitan regions in South-East Asia, in terms of population and economy.
Kuala Lumpur means “muddy confluence”, Kuala is the point where two rivers join together, and Lumpur means “mud”.
- KLCC: Petronas Twin Towers
- Central Market
- Bukit Bintang Area
- Merdeka Square
- Sultan Abdul Samad Building
- Masjid Jamek: a charming moorish-style mosque
- Masjid Negara: National Mosque
- Batu Caves: Limestone caves and home to a Hindu Temple.
- Nasi Lemak (Rice cooked in coconut milk, eaten with samba)
- Roti Canai (Indian flat, flaky bread)
- Hainanese Chicken Rice (Rice cooked in chicken broth, served with toasted or poached chicken)
Where to eat:
- Changkat Bukit Bintang: Are full of restaurants and bars
- Jalan Alor: Street market
- Opium: Amazing food and drinks
- Madame Kwan’s: Local food
- Nuts about coconuts: The best coconut ice cream I ever had
- Tous les jours: Really good bakery
- Pinchos: Tapas
- Ciccio: Italian
- Changkat Bukit Bintang
- Jalan P. Ramlee
- Jalan Sultan Ismail
- Publika @ Solaris Dutamas
- The Rabbit Hole
- Pavilion Shopping Mall
- Starhill Gallery
- Hotel Journal
- Hotel Istana
- Grand Hyatt
- Malaysia is a multicultural country but islam represents 60% of the population, 20% buddhist, 9% Christian, 6% Hindu, and others.
- Visiting during Ramadan isn’t a problem.
- Most of the people speak english
- In restaurants you will rarely get a knife.
- VISA: Most of the visitors don’t need a visa. You should check online for your country.